This genre of film depends mostly on in-depth development of realistic characters dealing with emotional themes. They include dramatic themes such as prejudice, social problems, family life and conflict, crime and corruption, poverty etc
These issues put the characters in conflict with themselves, others and society. This creates an interesting plotline for the film. Ultimately audiences may relate to these issues especially as they are realistic.
This film genre is in contrast to action films which rely on fast-paced action and physical conflict. All film genres can include dramatic elements, but generally, films considered as drama films focus mainly on the drama of the main issue.
Pride and Prejudice
Slum dog Millionaire
Black Hawk Down
Dramatic films include a very large spectrum of film genres. Because of the large number of drama films these genres have been classified into sub-genres